The Revenant

This adventure movie is a tour de force (firstly physical) for Leonardo Di Caprio, and it is filled with meditative glances that seem to echo Malick (without Malick’s profoundly metaphysical point of view).

Grammys 2016 : preview and predictions

The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the organization responsible for honoring the year’s greatest musical achievements with the Grammy Awards, released its nominations for 2016 in December 2015.

Being Christians after Paris

By now it’s clear that Christian identity—even if not actual Christian faith or morals—is what the massacres at the Bataclan theatre and other venues were designed to attack.

Create in me a Clean Heart

The Catholic Bishops of the United States have issued a pastoral letter on pornography. The statement says pornography is a personal sin and “an industry of sin,” its pervasiveness leading to negative effects on people and society.

Seeking Silence in Our Noisy World

At the end of a long day, when I pause to consider taking time for prayer, reading a good book, or visiting with a friend, my first thought is usually, “But isn’t there something important I need to be doing?”